John Redwood: Why index trackers take a very active view

Funds run winners without taking profits

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John Redwood of Charles Stanley

As the FTSE reshuffle this week told a tale of our times, index investing involves sticking with the winners.

An equity index is a moving portrait of the economic health and direction of a nation or economic area. Each quarter, the compilers of main indices of the world make changes to their Index composition....

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